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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist – Indoor and Outdoor

Does fall conjure up images of pumpkin-spiced lattes, falling leaves and a cozy home? Although these may be some of the more common hallmarks of fall, many homeowners also translate a ‘cozy home’ into a fall home maintenance checklist. Yes, fall does mean it’s time to get your home ready – indoor and outdoor – […]

Gift Funds and Homebuying: What You Should Know

One of the biggest barriers that many first-time homebuyers face isn’t necessarily finding the perfect home – it’s coming up with the down payment. That’s where gift funds can help you to turn your dream of homeownership into reality. What Are Gift Funds? Simply put, gift funds are financial contributions made by other parties, such […]

Ways to Improve and Maintain Good Credit

Building and maintaining good credit is essential and it’s doable. A good credit score may increase the likelihood you receive some of the best interest rates on credit products and can help you to achieve your biggest financial goals like starting a business or buying a home.   If you’re worried that your credit score […]

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5 Summer Safety Tips for You and Your Family

Summer is here! With the season of sun and fun comes new hazards to be aware of. Here are some of our top tips to keep you and your family safe these next few months: Stay Safe in the Sun – The summer sun can be unforgiving! Be sure you and your family stay protected by […]

10 DIY Outdoor Projects to Spruce up Your Curb Appeal

People often make the mistake of thinking that creating an inviting outdoor environment is always extremely expensive and a lot of work. Even the smallest details can make the outside of your home more inviting. Here are some ideas to make your outdoor area the envy of the neighborhood. 1. Create posts to hold hanging […]

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The Power of Preapproval

Today’s homebuying market continues to be hot, with multiple offers on the table within a few days of listing and with the rise of mortgages rates, becoming a homeowner has become a footrace. One must-have strategy is having a solid preapproval in your pocket before you shop. Getting a preapproval is essential for your homebuying […]